Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Maureen V. Hill

PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Maureen V. Hill, MD, who will stay on and join the Department of Surgical Oncology as a clinical instructor. Hill will be joining the Fox Chase team upon completion of her Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship here, where she served as administrative chief fellow.

Hill received her medical degree from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. She completed her general surgery residency and became the administrative chief general surgery resident at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Hill also has advanced training in the fundamentals of laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

Hill was a student researcher at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, and has been a research assistant at Thomas Jefferson University and at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.

She is a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, Association of Women in Surgery, Association of Academic Surgeons, and American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. She was also elected as the American College of Surgeons, RAS Representative for the Board of Governors Patient Education Workgroup.

Hill has been published in numerous peer reviewed journals, made multiple podium presentations, and was a finalist for the best clinical poster at the 2020 Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting. She has authored sentinel papers related to opioid use and surgery and its relation to the opioid epidemic.

Hill will begin work at Fox Chase on September 1, 2020.

Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase), which includes the Institute for Cancer Research and the American Oncologic Hospital and is a part of Temple Health, is one of the leading comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase is also one of just 10 members of the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence six consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.

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